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Music, like a time tunnel, has the ability to transport us from one period to another, re-constructing for us emotional experiences of past generations. It has the power to teach us that our joys and sorrows, our loves and hates, are like those of other human beings of other generations. 

 

But in order to sense the musical experiences of the past in their full force it is not enough to perform the notes only as they appear in the score.

 

We in the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, like thousands of other musicians, believe that the way in which the notes are sounded, the instruments used, the performance practices that endeavor to reproduce faithfully those customary at the time the music was composed - all these features in the performance of early music enhance its musical and emotional message for modern ears.

 

We invite our listeners to set out with us on a journey into the wondrous and magical sound world of the 17th and 18th centuries. When played on Baroque instruments, with period performance practice. these masterpieces, some well known and others less familiar, will reveal to us the richness and strength of the emotional experience embedded in Baroque music, which has not lost its power to move us today.

 

Dr. David Shemer, founder, conductor and musical director of the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

 

 


The 2014-2015 Season

 

 


 

 


 

VESPERS - EVENING PRAYER 

David Shemer conductor 

Daniela Skorka soprano
The Adi Choir, musical director Oded Shomrony

 

Johann Sebastian Bach “Brandenburg” Concerto no.11 in D minor - Israeli premiere
Charles Avison
Concerto Grosso no.6 in D major,     

                             from “12 Concerti Grossi”

                             after D.Scarlatti
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Vespro della Beata Vergine - Israeli premiere

 

Tuesday 11.11.2014 at 20:00, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv
Thursday 13.11.2014 at 20:00, International YMCA, Jerusalem

  

 





 

FOUR BY FOUR

David Shemer conductor

Yanshufim (Owlos) New Israeli Recorder Consort

 Drora Bruck, Idit Paz, Alon Schab, Idit Shemer

 

Giovanni Gabrieli Canzonas for Two Choirs
Massimiliano Neri Sonata for Eight Instruments
Johann David Heinichen Concerto Grosso in C minor
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in A major RV 585
Georg Philipp Telemann Concerto no.3 in C major for four violins, TWV 40:203
Johann Sebastian Bach “Brandenburg ” Concerto no.10 in D minor - Israeli premiere.

 

Tuesday 2.12.2014 at 20:00, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv
Thursday 4.12.2014 at 20:00, Jerusalem International YMCA

 

 



 

HAGAR AND ISHMAEL

David Shemer conductor 

Avital Dery mezzo-soprano – Hagar
Tal Ganor soprano (Israel/Germany) - Ishmael
Keren Motseri soprano – Sara
Yoav Weiss bass – Abraham
Adaya Peled soprano – Angel

 

Alessandro Scarlatti’s oratorio “Hagar and Ishmael”

 

Monday 29.12.2014 at 20:00, Jerusalem International YMCA
Tuesday 30.12.2014 at 20:00, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv


 





 

SONG OF SONGS

Elam Rotem conductor

Ensemble Profeti della Quinta

 

Elam Rotem  “For I am sick with love”

 

Saturday 24.1.2015 at 12:00, the Chamber Music Club, Haifa
Tuesday 27.1.2015 at 20:00, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv
Thursday 29.1.2015 at 20:00, Jerusalem International YMCA

 


 



 

BACH, BACH…AND BACH

Kati Debretzeni conductor

Guy Pelc baritone

 

J. Bernhard Bach Overture in E minor
J. Michael Bach “Es ist ein grosser Gewinn”,

                              cantata for baritone and strings
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sonata for violin and harpsichord in B minor, Wq.76
J. Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 9 in D major, Israeli premiere
J. Christoph Bach “Wie bist du den, o Gott”, lamento for baritone and strings
J. Sebastian Bach Cantata 158 “Der Friede sei mit dir”, for baritone and strings
J. Sebastian Bach Concerto for violin and orchestra in A minor BWV 1041     

 

Thursday 19.2.2015 at 20:00, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv
Saturday 21.2.2015 at 20:00, Jerusalem International YMCA

 

 





 

HEROD, SALOME AND JOHN THE BAPTIST

Andrew Parrott (UK), conductor

Alon Harari counter tenor - San Giovanni
Hadas Faran Asia soprano - Salome, Herod’s daughter
Yair Polishook bass - Herod


Alessandro Stradella “San Giovanni Battista”

 

Monday 9.3.2015 at 20:00, Jerusalem International YMCA
Tuesday 10.3.2015 at 20:00, Israeli Conservatory, Tel Aviv

 

 

 

All concerts start at 8:00pm unless otherwise indicated. 

Programs subject to change.

 

  

 

 


The 2014-2015 Season

 

 


 

 


 

VESPERS - EVENING PRAYER 

David Shemer conductor 

Daniela Skorka soprano
The Adi Choir, musical director Oded Shomrony

 

Johann Sebastian Bach “Brandenburg” Concerto no.11 in D minor - Israeli premiere
Charles Avison
Concerto Grosso no.6 in D major,     

                             from “12 Concerti Grossi”

                             after D.Scarlatti
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Vespro della Beata Vergine - Israeli premiere

 

Tuesday 11.11.2014 at 20:00, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv
Thursday 13.11.2014 at 20:00, International YMCA, Jerusalem

  

 





 

FOUR BY FOUR

David Shemer conductor

Yanshufim (Owlos) New Israeli Recorder Consort

 Drora Bruck, Idit Paz, Alon Schab, Idit Shemer

 

Giovanni Gabrieli Canzonas for Two Choirs
Massimiliano Neri Sonata for Eight Instruments
Johann David Heinichen Concerto Grosso in C minor
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in A major RV 585
Georg Philipp Telemann Concerto no.3 in C major for four violins, TWV 40:203
Johann Sebastian Bach “Brandenburg ” Concerto no.10 in D minor - Israeli premiere.

 

Tuesday 2.12.2014 at 20:00, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv
Thursday 4.12.2014 at 20:00, Jerusalem International YMCA

 

 



 

HAGAR AND ISHMAEL

David Shemer conductor 

Avital Dery mezzo-soprano – Hagar
Tal Ganor soprano (Israel/Germany) - Ishmael
Keren Motseri soprano – Sara
Yoav Weiss bass – Abraham
Adaya Peled soprano – Angel

 

Alessandro Scarlatti’s oratorio “Hagar and Ishmael”

 

Monday 29.12.2014 at 20:00, Jerusalem International YMCA
Tuesday 30.12.2014 at 20:00, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv


 





 

SONG OF SONGS

Elam Rotem conductor

Ensemble Profeti della Quinta

 

Elam Rotem  “For I am sick with love”

 

Saturday 24.1.2015 at 12:00, the Chamber Music Club, Haifa
Tuesday 27.1.2015 at 20:00, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv
Thursday 29.1.2015 at 20:00, Jerusalem International YMCA

 


 



 

BACH, BACH…AND BACH

Kati Debretzeni conductor

Guy Pelc baritone

 

J. Bernhard Bach Overture in E minor
J. Michael Bach “Es ist ein grosser Gewinn”,

                              cantata for baritone and strings
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sonata for violin and harpsichord in B minor, Wq.76
J. Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 9 in D major, Israeli premiere
J. Christoph Bach “Wie bist du den, o Gott”, lamento for baritone and strings
J. Sebastian Bach Cantata 158 “Der Friede sei mit dir”, for baritone and strings
J. Sebastian Bach Concerto for violin and orchestra in A minor BWV 1041     

 

Thursday 19.2.2015 at 20:00, Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv
Saturday 21.2.2015 at 20:00, Jerusalem International YMCA

 

 





 

HEROD, SALOME AND JOHN THE BAPTIST

Andrew Parrott (UK), conductor

Alon Harari counter tenor - San Giovanni
Hadas Faran Asia soprano - Salome, Herod’s daughter
Yair Polishook bass - Herod


Alessandro Stradella “San Giovanni Battista”

 

Monday 9.3.2015 at 20:00, Jerusalem International YMCA
Tuesday 10.3.2015 at 20:00, Israeli Conservatory, Tel Aviv

 

 

 

All concerts start at 8:00pm unless otherwise indicated. 

Programs subject to change.

 

  

 

 

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